Study Guide Heredity and Genetics.
The passing of traits from there parents to their offspring.
Anything that can cause a mutation in DNA.
Two forms of a gene.
An organism’s appearance or what you see.
Contains genes that determine an offspring’s sex.
Is a used to visualize all the possible combinations of alleles from the parents.
A set of instructions for assembling a protein.
A tool used for tracing a trait through generations of a family.
The mathematical chance that an event will occur.
The set of instructions donated by each parent
Are apparent only when two recessive alleles for the characteristic are inherited.
The inherited combination of alleles.
Produces new cells with half the usual number of chromosomes.
Is when organisms with certain desirable characteristics are mated to produce a new breed.
The trait that appears or shows up in an offspring.
The transfer of a gene from the DNA of one organism into another organism, in order to produce an organism with desired traits.